Master of Education in School Counseling

Master of Education with a cognate in School Counseling

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Liberty University's online Master of Education in School Counseling program prepares you to be a school counselor in Christian, public and private schools. You will master counseling and psychology skills, focusing on ethics and techniques, ethnicity and family counseling and career guidance. Courses provide specialized preparation for individuals seeking credentials for a K-12 school position or those with a desire to further their education and pursue either an Ed.S. or Ed.D.

This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

  • 48 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.


  • A six credit hour internship is required.


  • The Education Department will verify that students have completed one of Liberty’s Virginia state-approved licensure programs.
  • Students should verify any additional licensure requirements with their home state.
  • No prior teaching license is required for this program.

Potential Career Fields

  • School Counselor

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